Irish defeat Wichita State 80-71 in Sweet 16

 The Notre Dame Men's Basketball team will play in its first Elite 8 game since 1979 when the Irish were coached under Digger Phelps.

On Thursday the Irish defeated the shockers 80-71 and Notre Dame dominated in field goal percentage.

Senior Pat Connaughton had his 9th double-double of the season.

On Saturday Notre Dame will play the winner of the Kentucky and West Virginia game at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
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